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Ventured

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Rank #177 in Technology category

Technology
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A podcast where startups, founders, and capital collide.

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A podcast where startups, founders, and capital collide.

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By 89MadBum - Nov 02 2016
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Listened to the episode on valuation and approaching fundraising. Great advice and feel more prepared for what will be expected in my company's upcoming funding round. Thanks guys!

Incredible podcast

By RyanZeeee - Aug 04 2016
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This podcast is one of the best covering the technology industry - so well produced, so many compelling guests. I can't stop listening!

iTunes Ratings

21 Ratings
Average Ratings
10
3
0
2
6

Thanks

By 89MadBum - Nov 02 2016
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Listened to the episode on valuation and approaching fundraising. Great advice and feel more prepared for what will be expected in my company's upcoming funding round. Thanks guys!

Incredible podcast

By RyanZeeee - Aug 04 2016
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This podcast is one of the best covering the technology industry - so well produced, so many compelling guests. I can't stop listening!
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Ventured

Latest release on Aug 01, 2016

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 7 days ago

Rank #1: How Google Thinks About Hiring, Management, and Culture

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During Laszlo Bock's nine years as Google’s SVP of People Operations, the company has won more than 100 awards for its employment practices. Bock, who came to Google after stints at McKinsey and GE, recently collected his thoughts about management and culture into "Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead," a New York Times best-seller. He expounded on some of his HR-related ideas in a conversation with Beth Seidenberg at KPCB’s recent CEO Workshop.

Oct 06 2015

24mins

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Rank #2: Pinterest and the Process of Designing a Multi-Billion Dollar Startup

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This episode of ventured features a conversation between KPCB partner John Maeda and Pinterest CEO and co-founder Ben Silbermann. At KPCB’s recent CEO Workshop, Maeda talked to Silbermann about design principles and what it means to scale a multi-billion dollar company that is focused on design. Throughout the conversation, Silbermann goes into some of the challenges he’s encountered getting designers to work with engineers, how he stays up-to-date on the latest consumer apps, as well as other lessons he’s learned along the way.

Nov 09 2015

26mins

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Rank #3: The Inside Story of How Uber Built a Global Business

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Kleiner Perkins partner Mood Rowghani interviewed Emil Michael, SVP of Business at Uber at a recent Kleiner Perkins CEO Summit. Throughout the discussion, Michael reveals how Uber started as an underdog and emerged as the market leader. A mix between a technology business and a business that moves people to physical places, partnerships are especially important when it comes down to making a deal. In the conversation, Michael talks about how finding product market is important, how Uber has made its way into China and how Uberpool is one way to deal with traffic congestion in growing cities.

Nov 24 2015

19mins

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Rank #4: How Google Reinvented the Workplace

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KPCB Partner John Doerr hosts a behind the scenes conversation with Laszlo Bock, SVP of People Operations at Google, on Work Rules!, which Doerr calls “the Best Business Book of the Year.” They cover topics ranging from the secret to Google's success, to why you should take power away from your managers and pay less, and how work really can “suck less” for everyone.

Dec 15 2015

28mins

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Rank #5: Preparing for the Technology Revolution Created by Artificial Intelligence

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In this episode of Ventured, KPCB partner Randy Komisar speaks with Jerry Kaplan, author of Humans Need Not Apply, and John Markoff, author of Machines of Loving Grace. They discussed the impact of artificial intelligence and its effect on society, job security, and the future of the human race. How do we welcome the growing field of artificial intelligence as it makes its way into our lives through advancements in self-driving cars, companions to the elderly, automated machines used to kill in wars?

Dec 01 2015

30mins

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Rank #6: How Investing in Food Technology Can Save the Planet and Improve Human Health

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Our latest podcast features a conversation between KPCB General Partner Randy Komisar, Ethan Brown, CEO of Beyond Meat, and Doug Evans, founder and CEO of Juicero, as they discuss the impact that food technology can have on climate change, sustainability, and healthcare costs. They also outline the challenges that food technology companies face in changing established human behavior.

Oct 13 2015

25mins

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Rank #7: Paving the Way for Women in Science and Tech

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In this episode of Ventured, KPCB partner Beth Seidenberg, MD speaks to Eileen Pollack, author of The Only Woman in the Room, and Angie Chang, VP of Strategic Partnerships at Hackbright Academy and co-founder of Women 2.0. By discussing the challenges facing women in STEM (and revealing their own personal experience), they highlight the practical ways to make education and the workforce more inclusive for women. Tactics such as changing course names can attract more women to study programming; paying attention to language used in job listings can increase the hiring pipeline; creating a supportive network is helpful, and pursuing an education outside the traditional university system can quickly lead to a new career. Pollack has a unique perspective having been one of the first women to study science at Yale, while Chang’s experience has been about opening up opportunities in technology. Seidenberg has insight in how to get more women into venture capital and has provided examples of how she has done that through backing women CEOs.

Jan 05 2016

33mins

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Rank #8: Better Health Through Design – More Usable, Understandable, and Profitable

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In this episode of ventured, KPCB design partner John Maeda and partner Lynne Chou discuss with designers and healthcare entrepreneurs the product decisions that led to the rise acquisition of Misfit, how designing good constraints can improve design decisions in fitness products, and how consumer healthcare apps are "ethically" gamified to make chronic illnesses more manageable.

Dec 08 2015

30mins

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Rank #9: How Cyber Hacking is the New Global Battlefield

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Kevin Mandia and his security company, Mandiant, are probably most well known for their 2013 report exposing APT-1, one of China’s espionage units. Previously, there had only been rumors about the matter; Mandiant technology provided the proof. Later that year, the company was acquired for more than $1 billion by FireEye Inc., a purchase that validated KPCB's earlier investment in Mandiant. At KPCB’s recent CEO Workshop, Kevin talked about the current security outlook and a bit about Mandiant's history with general partner Ted Schlein.

Oct 20 2015

27mins

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Rank #10: The Entrepreneur’s Guide To Surviving A Tech Bubble

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KPCB general partners Randy Komisar and Ted Schlein discuss their views on unicorns and whether they think there is a tech bubble about to pop. Komisar and Schlein provide advice for entrepreneurs on how to save enough money for runway to build a sustainable business and how to use goals to guide the next round of fundraising and growth within the company. While boasting about having a $1 billion company is alluring, entrepreneurs should be focused on building sustainable businesses with real value.

Nov 18 2015

29mins

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